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CBS
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
target, the damascus international airport, about 12 miles southeast of the city. heavy bombardments reported today in the surrounding area. rebel leaders called the airport a legitimate target and gave a stark warning to the regime and outside travelers to avoid it at all costs. fighting near the airport forced the suspension of commercial flights this week. some airlines have already stopped altogether. a rebel takeover of the airport would also cut off weapons supplies to allies like iran. >> it has the country's longest runways. it's from that location that jets from iran land. they're carrying a lot of sophisticated weapons, so knocking that location out, taking it over and holding it, would allow the rebels to begin their push toward damascus, without the threat of resupply. >> reporter: that makes it far too valuable to forces loyal to bashar alsad. >> in egypt president mohamed morsi has canceled the decree that sparked huge protests by giving him sweeping powers. but protesters in care row's tahrir square aren't impressed. they say a referendum on the new constitution would
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
be the last warning washington gets. cnn's senior international correspondent arwa damon is inside syria right now where the fighting rages on. >> reporter: aleppo's old city has not seen such devastation since occupied by the mongol invaders eight centuries ago. this mosque for example dates back to 1315. this is syria's rich cultural heritage. and now everywhere we look it's been scarred by war. once bustling winding streets now a maze of ever-shifting front lines. overhead, the thundering of fighter jets. a small han lodging for caravans lies in ruins. for more than three millennia aleppo has been a cross roads for traders. we hurried through the courtyard of a traditional home. sheets are strung across streets to block snipers' line of sight. those who dare venture quickly across. a unit of fighters records people's names and license plates. only those who have shops here are allowed through. abu bashir says they're trying to clamp down on robberies. he shows us the list. the highlighted names have cleared out all their possessions. in one market a shop recently hit by army fire still smol
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
jackson international airport are delayed. and we are also seeing that outside in the western part of the united states, places like salt lake city, serious delays. the national weather service issued a winter storm warning for oklahoma, arkansas and the southeast is bracing for very severe weather also. lots of travelers we spoke with plan for very early travel plans in hopes of dodging those later delays and catch really the calm before the storm, kelly because as we know there is a system not only in the pacific northwest but also the storm system down here in the southeast that will head up to new york city and northeast areas, you'll be having some severe weather up there. kelly. kelly: that affects so many people especially flying out of atlanta, or through atlanta, so what does the rest of the day look like for travelers coming through there? >> reporter: well, slowly but surely we are starting to see more delays take place. earlier this morning a lot of the flights were coming in on time. as the conditions deteriorate not only here in the southeast but like i said across th
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
key intelligence to the rebels and the international community as well. >> soon we'll hit the two-year mark for what has been happening in syria and over the past several months, city after city, rebels are making huge gains, more high level defections, the latest from this police chief. at what point is this civil war won? >> reporter: it is a good question. this has been a war of attrition. you said, yes, that's right. it has been nearly two years. over 40,000 people killed, seems to get worse day after day, and all in happening at a time when in syria now you have the joint u.n. arab league envoy trying to negotiate some sort of peaceful settlement to the crisis there. it just hasn't happened. it just seems to get worse. you have the rebels saying they're taking one of the key bases in the north of the country on a highway that connects aleppo to damascus and yet still they cannot claim that they have won. it seems that the rebels are gaining momentum. we hear this more from the opposition activist but the government maintains they're ridding the territories across syria of the
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